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Robbie Case, Canadian Education educator, author. Achievements include co-creation of RightStart: an early math programdesigned to teach number sense to children at risk for school failure. Van Leer fellow, The Hague, 1976, Guggenheim fellow, 1978, Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences fellow, 1987-1988, Canada Institute for Advanced Research fellow, since 1993; recipient Distinguished Contribution to Knowledge award APA, 1996.

Background

Case, Robbie was born on August 2, 1944 in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. Came to the United States, 1989. Son of Francis Elliot and Jesse Olga (Dunbar) Case.

Education

Bachelor of Science, McGill University, 1965. Master of Arts, University Toronto, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Toronto, 1971.

Career

From assistant professor to associate professor education, University of California, Berkeley, 1971-1976;professor education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, 1976-1989;professor education, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, since 1989;professor, director Laidlaw Centre, Institute Child Study, U. Toronto, since 1993. Consultant Open Court Public Company, Chicago, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include co-creation of RightStart: an early math program designed to teach number sense to children at risk for school failure.

Works

Membership

Member National Academy Education.

Connections

Married Donna Lee Crossan, November 15, 1969 (divorced 1976). 1 child, Rebecca Elswyth. Married Nancy Frances Link, July 23, 1980.

Children: Jonathan Elliot, Sarah Diane.

father:
Francis Elliot Case

mother:
Jesse Olga (Dunbar) Case

spouses:
Donna Lee Crossan

Nancy Frances Link

children:
Rebecca Elswyth Case

Jonathan Elliot Case

Sarah Diane Case